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Patriotics

By Wjgrickards  (booksie.com)

A rant in the form of a poem on patriotism (kinda)

Poetry | Updated Mar 25, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: War,Patriotism,Unconditional,Obediance,Afghanistan,Iraq,On,Terror,Terrorism

steven_howe

Soldier Down!

By Steven Howe  (booksie.com)

This was written after watching documentaries following the UK's Royal Marines and from my knowledge in the Royal Marines Cadets (SCC)

Poetry | Updated Mar 14, 2014 | Reads: 38 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: War,Military,Royal,Marines,Army,Navy,Soldier,Afghan,Afghanistan

muslimsaadat

Modernization Efforts In Afghanistan And France: A Comparative Analysis

By Muslimsaadat  (booksie.com)

The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate analysis of the modernization processes of Afghanistan under the ruling of Amanullah Khan and that of France under the ruling of King Louis XIV; applying theories to compare and understand the accomplishments and failures resulting from the...

Essay | Updated Dec 17, 2013 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Barfield,T.,J.,(2010).,A,Cultural,And,Political,History,.,New,Jersey,:,Princeton,University,Press,. Cleveland,W.,L.

Into My Living Hell

By Rlemaster14  (booksie.com)

This is just a short entry of my experience flying into Afghanistan for the first time in my life.

Miscellaneous | Updated Dec 4, 2013 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Afghanistan,War,Military,Soldier

Tojoures Pret

By Mero  (booksie.com)

Tojoures Pret is an essay reflecting a day in my life during my deployment to afghanistan. I hope to bring some awarness to the issue of post tramatic stress disorder.

Essay | Updated Oct 23, 2013 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Military,War,Afghanistan,Ptsd,Brotherhood

jeff83

Kiowa

By Jeff83  (booksie.com)

"Kiowa" is a story of love, courage, strength and healing -- told through the eyes (and ears) of a highly-trained combat dog. When Kiowa's seemingly unbreakable bond with his handler is tragically shattered, he feels as though everything is lost. But soon he discovers a path to recovery -- in a...

Novel | Updated Aug 31, 2013 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Dogs,Dog,War,Military,Action,Marines,Marine,Veteran,Veterans,Navy,Seals,Seal,Afghanistan,Iraq,Ptsd

susanbethmiller

In Thy Name

By Susanbethmiller  (booksie.com)

Thirteen year old Betony is the daughter of an insurance man turned preacher. Into her life comes a London-based Islamic terrorist cell that aims to explode a bomb in the family's midwestern town. The bombing is part of a larger plan to bomb one modest community in each of the fifty states...

Novel | Updated Jul 27, 2013 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Terrorism,Fundamentalism,Christianity,Palestinian,Afghanistan,Coming-of-age,Adolescence,Teen,Evangelism,Orthodoxy

sayedsdt

Bearing Witness To Taliban Horror

By Sayedsdt  (booksie.com)

Before the Talibans came into power in 1996, the previous governments succeeded in destroying the country through different factions, ethnical tribes, languages and even religion. Instead of stabilization, civil war broke, overtaking the capital city Kabul and Afghanistan as a whole. During the...

Book | Updated Jun 7, 2013 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 4
Tags: Bearing,Witness,Taliban,Horror,Afghanistan,Civil,War,Human,Rights,Afghan,Warlords

consul_moore

The Book Of Cain/The First Dynasty

By Consul Moore  (booksie.com)

There is an exciting story behind the discovery of the text you are about to read. I'm not at liberty to give many details about the circumstances involved in the discovery and eventual translation of the following texts, but out of respect I should mention a summary for one key player involved....

Novel | Updated May 22, 2013 | Reads: 28 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Abel,Adam,Afghanistan,Ancient,Text,Book,Of,Cain,Bronze,Eve,Genesis,Rise,Agriculture,The,Beginning,Truth

frenzee_da_rebel

No Fairytale (Stories From The Ummah)

By Frenzee Da Rebel  (booksie.com)

The stories of five different characters from different parts of the Muslim world. Starting with Afghanistan, then Indonesia, then Niger, then Palestine and finally ending up in Saudi Arabia. Probably my favourite poem yet, I actually felt really emotional when reading it back the first time.

Poetry | Updated Mar 11, 2013 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Afghanistan,Indonesia,Niger,Palestine,Saudi,Arabia,Israel,Ummah,Muslim,Muslims,Islam,Muhammed,Allah,Mohammed,God,Mehmet,Suffering,Political,Sheikh,Street

poeticking

A Tall Shadow

By Poeticking  (booksie.com)

My poem is based around a soldier in the midst of a crisis. His country used the excuse of

Poetry | Updated Mar 11, 2013 | Reads: 65 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: War,Suicide,Lies,Death,Military,Insanity,Conflict,Iraq,Afghanistan,Hanging,Depression,Navy,Army,Corruption,Homicide,Genocide,Government,Murder,911,America

mintcherryful

Evil Can Only Be Created.

By Mintcherryful  (booksie.com)

Being a 17 year old boy. With no dreams. Surely mean, its my duty to serve my country. My father will finally be proud of me. I won't be a screw up. I'll be doing something right for a change.- Monologue.

Miscellaneous | Updated Jan 27, 2013 | Reads: 81 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 15
Tags: War,Afghanistan,Tragedy,Alone,Truth,Monologue,Fiction Death,Sorrow,Bitterness,Pity

lee_bryan

One Leave, Live It

By Lee Bryan  (booksie.com)

Summer 2009, we were soon to deploy to Afghanistan and time wasn't on our side as we decided how to spend our leave. A bucket list, a coffee and a broken arm later we were in Europe breaking our travelling cherries. After all the European traffic, missed flights and abnormal food, we reflect now...

Novel | Updated Jan 16, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Lee,Bryan,Dominic,Euro,Trip,Europe,France,Paris,Italy,Rome,Venice,Switzerland,Bern,Backpacking,Travel,One,Leave,Afghanistan,St.

jim_pack

Poor Charlie (part Three) Or A Short Trip To Dover

By Jim Pack  (booksie.com)

Another short story about Charlie Thomas and his problems with his Multiple Personality Disorder and the French Foreign Legion.

Short Story | Updated Oct 31, 2012 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Charlie,Thomas,Jim,Pack,Ffl,French,Foreign,Legion,Multiple,Personality,Disorder,Afghanistan,Dover,England,Calais,Ohio,National,Guard,Short

maddiejmpc

Rest In Peace, Daddy

By Maddiejmpc  (booksie.com)

This was the story I wrote for my English half-yearly exams this year. My teacher said I made her cry, (though I don't think that's very hard for a woman like her, I took it as a compliment to my writing skills nonetheless). The prompt was: 'write about a box'. So this is about a girl attending...

Short Story | Updated Oct 14, 2012 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Sad,Symbolic,Short,Story,Funeral,Box,Depress,Crows,Father,Death,Dark,Young,Soldier,Church,Black,Tears,Girl,Afghanistan

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